Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Maranoa and Warrego, Darling Downs and Granite Belt and Southeast Coast Forecast Districts.

Issued at 12:17 pm Friday, 25 March 2022.

Severe thunderstorms are expected over parts of southeast Queensland this afternoon.

Weather Situation: A humid and unstable airmass east of an inland trough is producing thunderstorm activity. An approaching upper trough will enhance thunderstorms today leading to rapid development.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Warwick, Stanthorpe, Inglewood, Mount Tamborine, Springbrook and Tara.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* Seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees.
* Avoid using the telephone during a thunderstorm.
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.